Future actress and singer Zooey Deschanel was born in “cinematic” family. Parents of the future star – operator Caleb and actress Mary Jo Deschanel. Zoe’s father inherited his surname Deschanel from his grandfather, a Frenchman, and her mother had Irish roots. The little girl was named after the heroine of the novel of Jerome Salinger “Franny and Zooey”.
In childhood, Zoe was never able to get used to frequent travels related to the schedule of filming of the father, though in adult life she did not choose a sedentary life. But thanks to the occupations of the parents Zoe was friends with future stars: her classmates were Jake Gyllenhaal and Kate Hudson.
After school, Zooey Deschanel continued her education at northwestern University in Chicago, but it lasted only for one semester. Zoe decided to return to her passion for musical theatre and acting.
Zoe debuted on TV in the series “Salon Veronica” in 1998, but critics and industry representatives noticed Deschanel after her work in the film of Cameron Crowe “Almost famous“. In 2002 she had starring roles in such successful films as “Good girl” with Jennifer Aniston and a childhood friend Jake Gyllenhaal and “Big trouble”. But Zoe got her first major role next year in the film “All the real girls“, for which she was nominated for “Independent spirit” in the category Best female role. The songs Baby, It’s Cold Outside, which are sung by the characters of Zoe and Will,were included in the soundtrack to the film, and Zoe has become increasingly demonstrate her vocal talent in the movies, where she participated.
Her role in the comedy “Always say “Yes” with Jim Carrey, where Deschanel played a singer of the fictional band Munchausen by Proxy, is vividly remembered. Actually for this film Zoe recorded the songs Uh-Huh and Sweet Ballad with the team Von Iva. After this successful film they began to talk more and more often about Zoe, began to notice her resemblance to singer Katy Perry. But with the development of the film career Zoe had many fans. Particularly successful was the film “500 days of summer” where Deschanel sang in duet with Matthew Ward cover of the song ” Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want” by the Smiths team. Zoe and Matthew got the name She & Him. The team began releasing music since 2008 and has already recorded three albums.
Zooey had a great number of boyfriends. Zooey Deschanel dated Dhani Harrison, Mickey Madden, Ben Foster, Chris Kattan, Matthew Davis, Hunter Burgan, Jason Schwartzman.
Zooey Deschanel is divorced: she was married with musician Ben Gibbard during three years, but in 2012, the couple was separated. After that about the personal life of the actress is known very little. Maybe the reason is the syndrome of attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder, which was diagnosed in Zoe? It is very difficult to sit still, to concentrate on something and to control emotions with this neurological disorder. But what there to speak, a groom has to smash his head even to get her to the restaurant, because Zoe has allergic to eggs, dairy products and wheat gluten! It is known she had the relationships with Jamie Linden.
Now it became known about the engagement of the couple. However, the audience was not pleased with the details of the future spouses – it is still unknown where and when the wedding will take place. There is no, unfortunately, photos of the ring that Jacob has given to his lover.
The romance between Jacob and Zoe began only in August last year. Zoe starred in “Rock of the East”, the producer of which was Pechenik. Since then, as they have appeared together at the ceremony “Emmy”, a couple doesn’t almost break up. Zoe and Jacob are expecting the birth of baby in August.